• Nurse breaks down after delivering stillborn baby in heartbreaking picture
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    Nurse breaks down after delivering stillborn baby in heartbreaking picture

     A heartbreaking and emotive picture of a nurse has gone viral as it captures the huge pressures facing hospital workers every week  The image shows a distraught woman, identified as Caty Nixon, sitting in a chair in tears having worked 53 hours in four days – and having just delivered a stillborn baby  Her sister, Laura McIntyre, captured her sister slumped in the chair, a plate of food on her lap and her hand wiping tears from her eyes  Laura wrote: “She’s gonna kill me for this pic, but can we just give it up for nurses for a minute?  “Caty just wrapped up her fourth shift in a row…

  • What a Friend Can Say | What Do You Say on Mother’s Day After the Death of Her Baby or Child?
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    What a Friend Can Say | What Do You Say on Mother’s Day After the Death of Her Baby or Child?

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  • Young mum’s heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant
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    Young mum’s heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant

      A mum has shared her heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant when he stopped moving in the womb  Chloe Holland, 21, said she knew instinctively something was terribly wrong when she couldn’t feel Parker Ohmes for four days   She eventually went to hospital but was devastated to learn the baby had no heartbeat  Chloe, who lives in Wigan, Greater Manchester with fiancé Stuart Ohmes, gave birth to Parker naturally three days later and spent two days in hospital before saying a final goodbye to the stillborn son  She said: “I wish I’d trusted my instincts but it’s not known if acting earlier would have saved…

  • Baby loss awareness week: How do we talk to those who have experienced stillbirth or miscarriage?
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    Baby loss awareness week: How do we talk to those who have experienced stillbirth or miscarriage?

    I don’t know whether you have come across the term street crossers this is the term that’s used to describe somebody who when they’re walking down the street and they come across a friend or someone that they know who’s experienced a traumatic experience so for example a bereavement or that kind of thing they really really don’t know what to say they don’t know how to interact with them so in order to avoid the conversation they cross over the street to avoid the embarrassing conversation this term came up in a study that we’ve been conducting looking at the experiences of people who have had a miscarriage or…

  • Mum deals with tragedy of stillborn daughter by sitting in special place – Today News
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    Mum deals with tragedy of stillborn daughter by sitting in special place – Today News

     A brave mum has revealed the moving way she tried to deal with the arrival of her first daughter stillborn  Ami Summers and her husband Dave were excitedly waiting to welcome their first child together  But at 38 weeks, Ami and her husband unexpectedly suffered a stillbirth.  Following the birth, Ami and Dave had just 12 precious hours with their daughter Arla Summers McCarthy who was born on March 21 2013   “We were with her for about 12 hours afterwards. The hospital encourages you to be in the room with your baby and we kind of naturally just got to the stage that we were ready to say goodbye…

  • Stephen
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    Stephen

    Stephen lived his life within my womb. Though brief, it was a rich, full life and good. Each day I told him of my love in ways Perhaps most intimate, my silent phrase Heard in the heart directly, blood to blood. Each life must be redeemed within its doom, Needing only love to make it bloom.

  • How I Coped With My Stillbirth.
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    How I Coped With My Stillbirth.

    Hi everybody, it’s Rachel and welcome back to my channel. Welcome to my channel if you were new In today’s video. I’m going to be talking about how I coped with my silver and Just the tips that I did that Helped me through this now. This is not a tips and tricks on how to cope This is just the things that I did that helped me personally, and I hope that maybe they can help you But like I said, it’s just how I cope So we’re gonna get right into it. The first thing I did was let myself cry and Anytime anywhere in the car sitting…

  • How to give support – Baby Loss Series – BLAW 2018
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    How to give support – Baby Loss Series – BLAW 2018

    Things that you hear like, “It wasn’t meant to be” and “These things happen for a reason” are not very helpful. It’s not spoken about at all within my culture. Even now my mum, she said, “Oh don’t dwell on it.” I felt that people avoided me and I didn’t know how to react around people. People in my life were telling me to move on and have another baby. I just want to grieve. It was difficult telling friends and family but I think they found it more difficult than me because I did want to talk about her. And they didn’t because it upset me. But the thing…